Patreon button  Steam curated reviews  Discord button  Facebook button  Twitter button 
3DS | PC | PS4 | PS5 | SWITCH | VITA | XB1 | XSX | All

Donkey Kong 64

Donkey Kong 64 (XSX) game cover art
Platform: Nintendo 64
Tags: Action, Platformer
Developer: Rare


Donkey Kong 64 (Nintendo 64) imageDonkey Kong 64 (Nintendo 64) imageDonkey Kong 64 (Nintendo 64) image

Staff Reviews

Donkey Kong 64 review

Review date unknown

Zack M says: "Donkey Kong 64 follows closely the tried-and-true Mario/Banjo-Kazooie action-adventure philosophy, and, to enter new levels, you not only need to defeat the bosses, but you also need to collect golden bananas, which you will get when you solve certain puzzles or perform special tasks."
Knux's avatar

Check out our free Donkey Kong 64 guide!
Need some help with Donkey Kong 64? You're in luck! We've put together a free Donkey Kong 64 guide we think you'll love. Check it out now, and be sure to let us know if you'd like to see similar guides for any other great games!

Reader Reviews

Donkey Kong 64 review

Reviewed February 10, 2004

jerec says: "You are running through the jungle -- a virtual jungle, but a jungle nonetheless. Through the jungle you continue to run, you notice the purple textured rocks around you and hear the birdcalls. This jungle is aesthetically pleasing. You run towards a tree, climbing up to the top with your ape-like grip and jump off. But you don't hit the ground. You have grabbed onto a vine that is hanging from absolutely nothing. Ignoring this violation of the law known as gravity, you swing to the next vine. J..."
jerec's avatar

Donkey Kong 64 review

Review date unknown

maxh says: "I was disappointed that this didn't live up to the high standard of the SNES' DKC series, but I discovered there was a huge gaming world out there waiting to be explored. "
maxh's avatar

Donkey Kong 64 review

Reviewed November 01, 2003

retro says: "Welcome back, Kongs! "
retro's avatar

Donkey Kong 64 review

Reviewed February 04, 2006

sayainprince says: "Back in the day, Donkey Kong was content with kidnapping damsels and tossing barrels at plumbers. Thankfully, starting on the Super Nintendo console, he picked up on a new habit: Starring in exciting platform games. In truth, he was only playable in one of the three Donkey Kong Country games, but that's besides the point. What is important is that time has shown if you create a platform game in which the playable cast consists of monkeys, and the bad guy is a pirate, scientist, or boxer -- depen..."
sayainprince's avatar

Donkey Kong 64 Reviews Around the Internet

Below are links to Donkey Kong 64 reviews we found on external sites. If the site's content is still active, you can click on the rating the site awarded the game to open the review in a new tab or window, or click the name of the site to see a selection of other reviews from that outlet. The game's average score across the referenced sites (not including sites that don't offer a numerical score) is indicated to the right.

External Site

More Nintendo 64 Games to Consider...
Details NA EU JP
Super Mario 64 artwork Super Mario 64
Reviews: 7
Tags: Action, Platformer
Release Date: September, 1996 (North America)
Conker's Bad Fur Day artwork Conker's Bad Fur Day
Reviews: 4
Tags: Action, Platformer
Release Date: March, 2001 (North America)
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards artwork Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards
Reviews: 4
Tags: Action, Platformer
Release Date: June, 2000 (North America)

At HonestGamers, we love reader reviews. If you're a great writer, we'd love to host your Donkey Kong 64 review on this page. Thanks for your support, and we hope you'll let your friends know about us!

User Help | Contact | Ethics | Sponsor Guide | Links

eXTReMe Tracker
© 1998 - 2023 HonestGamers
None of the material contained within this site may be reproduced in any conceivable fashion without permission from the author(s) of said material. This site is not sponsored or endorsed by Nintendo, Sega, Sony, Microsoft, or any other such party. Donkey Kong 64 is a registered trademark of its copyright holder. This site makes no claim to Donkey Kong 64, its characters, screenshots, artwork, music, or any intellectual property contained within. Opinions expressed on this site do not necessarily represent the opinion of site staff or sponsors. Staff and freelance reviews are typically written based on time spent with a retail review copy or review key for the game that is provided by its publisher.